Dachhiri Sherpa

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Dachhiri Dawa Sherpa
Dachhiri Dawa Sherpa UTMB 2012.jpg
Dachhiri Dawa Sherpa — winner of TDS -Traces des Ducs de Savoie, Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc 2012.
Born (1969-11-03) November 3, 1969 (age 52)
Other namesDachhiri Sherpa
Known forUltramarathon, trail running, cross-country skiing

Dawa Dachhiri Sherpa (Nepali: दाछिरी शेर्पा) (born November 3, 1969) is a Nepali cross-country skier and runner who has competed since 2003. Competing in three Winter Olympics, he earned his best finish of 86th in the 15 km event at Sochi in 2014.


At the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2009 in Liberec, Sherpa finished 127th in the individual sprint event while being lapped in the 30 km mixed pursuit event.

His best career finish was eighth in a 15 km event in Bulgaria in 2009.


He previously held the record for the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc, an ultramarathon held in the Alps, having completed the first edition of this race in 20h05m in 2003.

Olympic Winter Games[edit]

Rank Event Location Result
86 15 km Classic Year 2014 Sochi, RUS 55:39.3
92 15 km Free Year 2010 Vancouver, BC, CAN 44:26.5
94 15 km Classic Year 2006 Torino, ITA 56:47.1

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World Championships[edit]

Rank Event Location Result
84 Event 15 km + 15 km Skiathlon Year 2013 Val di Fiemme, ITA LAP
Event Sprint Classic Year 2013 Val di Fiemme, ITA DNS


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